(Reuters) – South African doctors have successfully performed the world’s first penis transplant on a 21-year-old man whose organ had been amputated three years ago after a botched circumcision.

The nine-hour operation, which took place in December, was part of a pilot study by Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town and the University of Stellenbosch to help the 250 or so young South African men who lose their penises each year after coming-of-age rituals go wrong.

Doctors said the patient, who was not named, had already recovered full urinary and reproductive functions, and that the procedure could eventually be offered to men who have lost their penis to cancer or as a last resort for severe erectile dysfunction.

“Our goal was that he would be fully functional at two years and we are very surprised by his rapid recovery,” Andre van der Merwe, the head of the university’s urology unit who led the operation, said in a statement.

Another nine patients have now been lined up to have the operation.

My questions:

1. Where are they getting the donor penises from? No man alive would donate his penis.
2. If they are taking them from cadavers do they come in different sizes, colors, shapes, circumcised or not? And how do they awaken a dead penis taken from a corpse?
3. Do they take trade-ins???
4. Does it cost extra to include the testicles or do those come only with the Premium Penis Transplant?

If you know the answers to any of my questions, please let me know via the “leave a comment” feature below.

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